June 18, 1977. On choppy seas off the coast of Anacapa — an island in the Channel Islands chain — 10 Pepperdine University divers plunge into chilled California waters, according to the Graphic's archival reporting. 46 years later, the SCUBA club still braves rough waters as they look to breathe new life into the club. “We’re working hard to make … [Read more...] about Pepperdine SCUBA Keeps its Head Above Water
The orange sun sets at Point Dume State Beach, leaving an array of colors throughout the horizon. The waves crashing on the seashore enamored me and transported me to a place of tranquility. Photo by Yamillah HurtadoThe beach is my happy place. It’s where I feel free.Being so close to the beach is how Pepperdine won me over, so it was only fair I commemorated the end of … [Read more...] about Body and Soul: A Love Letter to the Beach
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Pepperdine University sits in Malibu, California: 21 miles of scenic beauty I often take for granted.When I am walking around outside or even driving to school in the morning, I hardly notice the beautiful features surrounding me. My morning commute has the ocean on my right and rolling hills on my left. In the morning, I am often too busy thinking about the day ahead to … [Read more...] about Malibu Rocks
Photo by Olivia BeldaWorship and tradition are tightly bound by the passing of time. Generations have recited the same prayers, sang from the same hymnals and celebrated the same holidays. Tradition, in many ways, is a sacred part of faith and community. But when people spill out of their churches, synagogues and mosques, how can they continue to worship in their day-to-day … [Read more...] about “I’ve Seen God in the Ocean”